CRC audit finds $17M in questionable payments

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

The Washington State Auditor's Office found more than $17 million in questionable and excessive spending for the abandoned Columbia River Crossing.

Most of that $17 million – about $12.3 million – was listed as questionable because the approximately 30 subcontractors that collected the payments did not submit proper overhead and profit markup documentation to the general contractor, David Evans and Associates.

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0 #1 Really?Guest 2014-04-17 17:46:14
What a shocker. Questionable payments on a government project? I'm an old fogey and I think that is the first time I've ever heard of such a thing happening.
It would be very interesting to find out the relatives of some of these contractors...
Just a thought
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